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progress in the last quarter. last month we had our quarterly meeting with the trade unions. so this represents now one full-year since we first approved the pla. and we had updates on upcoming trade packages to make sure that the unions are informed of work that is coming down the pipeline. sorry, wrong mic. as well as reports on the progress that webcor has made in working with the veterans organizations in the bay area and we'll have ted wang from webcor come up and speak to that in a few minutes. as well as the work as the unions have done with tech 21 and local schools. so there has been a lot of good progress made on that front and there continues to be no work shortage issues or other impediments to our project. and we had no reportable incidents in safety in the last month. in terms of trade packages as you know at the last board meeting or the october board meeting we awarded the substructure package. $120 million on that package and the slide says the bids are due january 10th. we do through the question from bidders process have requests to extend that bid date and
or the terrible things that were done in the name of the soviet union under stalin's leadership. i think that's important a factor in that if you look at the broad history of the united states relationship with the soviet union beginning in 1917 and 1918 when the united states first sent troops into the soviet union as part of a broader counterrevolutionary force led by the british, then the united states to refusal to recognize the soviet union until 1933 under roosevelt, and then in the 30s the soviet union was pushing very hard for international consensus and trying to stop hitler. that led to anti-fascist forces globally in the communist in the anti-fascist movement in the united states after that but during the war after germany attacked the soviet union in 1941, then the united states and the british decide that it's important for the soviet union is to keep the soviets in the war. they were caught so offguard that the british were concerned that the soviets would capitulate at that point that the united states offers several things. the soviets made several demands and they promise mat
, but the temporary agreement will only last about a month and jim, you say this could be the costliest union threat yet? how so? >> we've already seen retailers like home depot, lowe's and target affect their business. we're in an age of just-in-time delivery. and when youisrupt that, you disrupt things when times are tough. bear in mind, also, there are 25 million people out of work. 52 million on food stamps and the unions are choosing now to flex their muscles. i do't know wh is running pr for these people, it might be "monty python," it's bad timing and bad pr. >> brenda: and these people say they need a better, livable wage. yeah, what's wrong with workers getting a raise and wages going up overall in the economy? that's going to give people more confidence. >> brenda: right. >> it's a good, a little wage inflation would be good for this economy. brenda: jonas, are we going to see inflation after different sort? are we going to see inflation to the produs and to the owners too? >> by t vchlimport-- there will be crease ins prices. in this case, the union screwed up in the sense they should hav
communities to make me and help me lune run the city. yes, it's incredible. union, i think i can talk about how wonderful diversity is, but we have to get the talent from our communities to represent all of the different thing that we do in the city. and you know, tonight, even though there is something called a baseball game out there, but these wonderful events that we have in the city whether it's america's cup whether it's fleet week, whether it's the 49ers playing or the giants playing, even eventually when we land the superbowl it all board of trustees all of us, i know that what i'm doing as a mayor and making sure that i support smallbitions in the city is helpful to the america arab community because all of us whether we are chinese americas hal teen know arabs is a starts for us to make our life a little more pleasant and own our business and is make sure that our kids get the best education possible and this is a story about immigrants in our great city. and so why not you have the first chinese mayor inviting immigrant community to really identify the talent in our community a
worked throughout the community to make sure that people were in union square at the celebrations and if he is activities. (applause). yes mis. >> i was fortunate enough to join the opening of the festival at the castro theater and i can't thank them enough for making us all aware of that work as well and,phd has been a kind sponsor with the coffee which we all know keeps us awake and ice -- which keeps us well well fed. yes, please give it up. and we all know the work that takes place, here to allow all of us to enjoy the city like this could not be wad without a very strong organizing work of our planning committee and so to all of you i want to say thank you again again and particularly again to shad dee alcarra. who's-who really has been a beakon of energy inside of our office at the mayor's office and neighborhood service and is sweating through our work to make sure we are well on point to have a great celebration here at city hall and so again shad dei thank you very much for your work. to all of you here tonight from the city family i want to saw thank you for joining
for the artists and we've been grateful for that. recently we were approached by the union square business improvement district with their plan to beautify that plaza, totally upgrade it, you can hear the details from donna figurata, and they want to present the street artists in a more favorable means. what the bid is proposing is to create uniform street artist stalls or displays and these would bear the city logo on them, they would all have a uniform color, and the idea would be that they could be easily identifiable even across the street if you are coming out of the westfield complex. the art commission likes this idea, they have endorsed it, the bid is also willing to pay for these displays. it would be a voluntary program, okay, this is not coming out of the street artist money and it's totally voluntary. if the street artist doesn't want to do it, fine. but we want to give it, like, a one-year trial period to see how it would work out. also what i wanted to call your attention to is that by law the street artist displays are 3 feet deep this way by 4 feet long this way, and n
and gold as well to vetta and we have a strong and positive relationship with both of our unions. the inland vote's you know represent the deck hands on all vessels when used in ferry operations and the value lay hoe service right to remain silent the deck hands -- the in a high standard due to the complexities and speed of the vessels these deck hands are certified as high speed qualified senior deck hands and on other services the -- extensive training and crew management, cpr and first-aid as with the m m p, we have worked collaboratively with the iv um, when there are issues of mutual concern to us. best management practices are important to us, we emphasize trecking the environment, the through quality equipment, maintenance and training we operate our vessels and facility in his way that best protects the environment and employee and is rereduce the hazard doubts ways through recognized best management practices, blue and gold peer frean marine terminal and pier 49 were the first facilities certified clean and green by the city and county department of the environment.
union or arena. today was the fourth day of kwanzaa. they celebrated by holding family fun days. it included in african marketplace, musical performances, and a ceremony with storytelling. this year's theme was, a child shall lead them. >> now your 11 insta-weather- plus forecast. >> like i said at the top of the show, we lucked out today. if you were rooting for the big snow, this storm stolen away from us. either way, this nor'easter is pounding the folks in new england. on the backside, the winds are whipping up coming out of the north and northeast and whipping in the cold air at home. over the next 24 hours, those winds will pick up 25 to 30 miles an hour. we just had a 26 mile per hour gusts at the airport. 23 in westchester -- that is producing wind chills of the lower end of the 20's. the wind chill in parkton is 22. 27 in edgewood. it will probably drop into the teens by late tonight after midnight. be prepared. the actual temperatures are in the low to mid 30's. there will probably be some re- freeze. although the wind is driving a lot of that. i doubt there will be hu
. thanks for watching "state of the union" i'm candy crowley in washington. if you missed any part of today's show, find us on itunes. just search "state of the union." stay with cnn for continuing coverage of the fiscal cliff negotiations. fareed zakaria "gps" is next. >>> the great french writer albert camel said life is a sum of all your choices. we're all defined by the choices we make every day, we make hundreds of them. paper or plastic, chicken or fish, most are mundane and require little thought, but others are agonizing, often life altering and then there are the decisions made by leaders. some of which have changed the course of history for better and some for worse. july 1776, the founding fathers decision to declare independence. january 1863, abraham lincoln's decision to emancipate all persons held as slaves. june 1941, adolf hitler's decision to invade the soviet union. august 1945, president truman's decision to use an atomic bomb against japan. tonight, we'll examine the process of making a tough decision. we'll hear about major decisions on an international stage, about co
as president obama has a state of the union address. >> the president of the nra is weighing in on david gregory and his decision to put a high capacity ammunition clip on meet the press, which also caught the attention of d.c. police. >> there are two lessons don't ask the government what is legal and what is not legal because half the people don't know, and second that is a silly felony. >> it is illegal to have the high ammunition high capacity ammunition clip in the district. they say the incident demonstrates how outdated some gun laws are. a local man who has spent years on death row could soon be out of prison. >> the case has been ongoing for years, and now his mother says finally her son could soon be free. our northern virginia bureau chief has more on the newfound hope for the family. >> he has missed the last putt 12 christmases. >> this time, terry steinberg hopes that her son, who has sat in solitary confinement on death row 11 years will be free. she was shot after she learned yesterday he could be released any time. >> we are grateful for the release. >> but not angry at
midwestern states that are traditionally m heavy unionized moved to the right to work. i wouldn't be surprised if we see a couple more states fall. >> interesting i contrast in maryland and virginia. in virginian you have republican governor cutting taxes and cutting spending. you have a liberal governor who has raised income taxes, gas taxes and as a result virginia has a job growth rate that is three times that of maryland. virginia hasra a lower unemployment rate. you can see that contrast, and i think in this election it actually worked the present benefit in some of these swing states like ohio and virginia where you had voters in those states experiencing above average economic growth y thanks to the policies of the republican governors. >> then you see the alternatives. let me talk about the one state really pushed through a terrific pension reform, probably the best in the country. but if you loo tk at other states where the democratic coalition is dominant, illinois for example, new york state and california you can see a very different policy mix. which direction are t
, why alaska? >> i don't know. alaska is the only state in he union where you et a plate -- paid to live. they all have to pay taxes. they can afford fishery project. the bigger project is, why was this in the emergency bill for hurricanes in the? doesn't make any sense. 9 billion will be spent in 2013. 85 percent doesn't come until 2014 and beyond. that's not immediately. what this bill is fundamentally is a poor bill. what the senate could have done is passed the clean $9 billion loan through -- through the states. here is your relief and pass that. instead to my they came back to washington to get their fix. the port that is in this bill, and it is ridiculous tom: like you said, trying to cram all this in before the end of the year. is -- every piece of proponent writing about this has said this is critical. you do it before the end of te year because these victims are sitting there, and it's true. the viims are still sitting there in horrible conditions. temporary housing. a lot of that ends on december 31st. in motel rooms, try to figure out where to go. homes are destroyed. is ther
at the media. "state ufrts of the union" begi right now. >> we are at the precipes of a very big thing. today the cliffhanger, president obama takes to the sunday air waves to make his case. we get response from olympia snow, bob corber, and congressman labrador. cutting through the clutter of the fiscal cliff and 2016, yes 2016, with a.b. stoddard of the hill, "the washington post," "time" magazine's michael crowley and jessica yellen. i'm candy crowley. this is "state of the union." we still don't know if a deal is in the works or out of the question. mitch mcconnell promised aen update as soon as he had any news to make. that could happen when the senate convenes a rare sunday session of congress. looking to dominate his side of the story while leaders wrangle on the details, president obama made his first sunday show appearance in three years, sitting down with nbc's david gregory this morning to talk about the fiscal cliff. >> i'm arguing for maintaining tax cuts for 98% of americans. i don't think anybody would consider that some liberal left wing agenda. that used to be considered a re
. and people here in the united states and government union. and i was on vacation and check my blackberry and read a rick unger e-mail while on vacation. >> you are never on vacation. >> you work it anyway. nine out of the 10 are checking their work phones. any time to rejuvenate and comeack ragged. >> we need that vacation time to work better. >> when you say economy you arealking about gdp. good or ill it is major transaction. have everyone never talk a day off and work 60 hours a week. steve is protesting that. >> there is it a correlation between vacation time and increased productity. a 2010tudy show that americans fe refreshed and better about their jobs coming back it is important to take eaks throughout the work die. >> center to tell you, i don't think i had a year where i used up all of my vacation. most of us love our jobs enough that we are working into our vacation time all of the time. >> absolutely . that's what makings the united states so great. like to work. tom brady and payton man aaron rodgers don't want to leave the field or lose their jobs. why would we mess with so
of people moving around san francisco. you want to go down into union square? you can see the data changes dramatically when we change the neighborhood. and just illustrates how different every neighborhood in san francisco really is. we're announcing today that we're providing some of this data to the city as a kind of public service to help the citizens here figure out how many people walk around their neighborhood. but mostly it's to help public service, like the fire department, the police department, the mta know more about how people move around. so, we're providing crowd data. so, if a thousand people pass one of our sensors in an hour, that data will be available publicly. every month. so, chris, do you want to go a little deeper? >> you can see we have a lot of blocks around union square covered. when you show this data to property owners and real estate agents and to retailers, they want to know more about how much -- how many people walk in front of their store every day, kind of the story -- the way i thought of the idea was standing in my balcony looking down at walgreens and
talks with the african union. the army was forced to retreat as the rebels advanced. the former israeli foreign minister has been indicted for a breach of trust down fraud. he resigned early this month. he denies the accusations and says he will run in the upcoming elections in january but he will be forced to quit if a court barring some guilty. 30 muslims in iraq are continuing demonstrations against the shiia-led government. they are reducing the iraqi government of discriminating against sunnis. what the demands of the protesters here can be evidenced behind me. they want an end to the policy of the government's of the policies. they want the release of female presidents and they want to and demoralization of sunnis in iraq. they denied all of the allegations saying activities should not be held and they should be held responsible for their own facts. they will be looking into the issues and when it comes to the finance minister, the rule of law should save the body guards that were arrested have confessed to tear activities including assassinations and bombings targeting different
with san francisco bike coalition, boma san francisco building as the association, union square ccd and real estate department and we received comments from many of the stakeholders. staff also researched on best practices in comparable cities. we looked at portland, vancouver, new york, and also national doubt data from the association of pedestrian and bicycles. based on research, we have made some changes. i will first briefly discuss the impetus behind this legislation and next summarize the existing bicycle parking requirements in the planning code and discuss the ordinance in detail. i want to acknowledge sfmta, who is here, if you have any questions. bicycle ridership has significantly increased in san francisco over the past few years. sfmta's annual count shows ridership has more than doubled since 2006. this report also estimated over 75,000 daily bike commutes in san francisco. with all of that ridership, the city has only 3,000 bike racks on the sidewalks. it requires better infrastructure, including bicycle parking. the san francisco bike plan was adopted in 2009, a col
. it includes public utilities commission and the local unions and the park alliance and friends at bicycle coalition and the rand off institute and center for environmental yesterday. there are so many incredible partners contributing to making this city better and it's a special day so go team. [applause] >> just wanted to mention a few other partner who is are key to what the port tried to accomplish here along the waterfront, both here in bay view and throughout, so one of those key members is the coastal conservancy. they contributed $500,000 to the construction of the park back in 1999. in 2010 they contributed another $400,000 toward the construction of the eco center and played a role in the development of the bike way with additional $70,000 so i wanted to introduce amy hudzel from the coastal conservancy to talk a bit about these projects. [applause] >> thank you and thanks for including me and the coastal conservancy in this event. we are honored to play a role in the work going on here at heron's head and i am also reporting the san francisco bay trail, a close partner of ou
. it's a real sport. no, its not. 4 million members. 4 million stories. navy federal credit union. >>> gridlock in washington may seem like business as usual today but it hasn't always been that way. throughout the 1960's and '70s during one of the most turn you leapt periods in american history bipartisan senates drove sweeping reform to civil rights and social programs while challenging the executive branch over the vietnam war and ultimately moving to impeach president nixon over the watergate scandal. our next guest ira shapiro is the author of "the last great senate:courage and statesmanship in tames of crisis." welcome to the program. >> nice to be here. >> why do you call it the last great senate? >> well, because from the early 'sick through about 1980 we had a senate that was in the forefront of everything that was going on in the country, and accomplished a great deal. the senate of humphrey, muskee, baker, ted kennedy, many other great americans. and we haven't had a senate like that for the last 30 years. i don't mean it's the last great senate we'll ever have, but we
agencies, to open new markets for america's goods and services that will been fit every state in the union. -- that will benefit every state in the union. that's what i set out to do. i'm so close to getting it done. one senator is going to object. it's unfortunate, after all of the work that we've put into this, that they would stop this bill. i hope that the senator will reconsider his position on this. and i have an official request that i'm going to make at this and i have an official request that i'm going to make at this point. senate proceed to the immediate consideration of calendar number 536, s. 2215, that the committee reported substitute amendment be withdrawn, the durbin substitute amendment be agreed to, the bill as amend be read a third time and passed, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table with no intervening action or debate and statements relating to this be printed in the record as if read. the presiding officer: is there objection? a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from pennsylvania is recognized. mr. toomey: i'd like to make a couple
his op-ed on cnn.com/opinion. thanks for watching today. "state of the union" with candy crowley starts now. >>> few big things get done in washington without drama, and we're although the precipice of a very bing thing. today the cliff-hanger. >> we're now at the last minute. >> wlaefr we come up with is imperfect. >> we'll work hard to get there. >> getting a deal and getting it passed with democratic senator debbie stab gnaw and john ba wrasse a and darrell issa and donna edwards. then, the country goes into 2013 without a farm bill. think you don't care? >> the consumers when they go in the grocery store are going to be a bit shocked when ned of 3.60 for milk to $8 pour milk. 2016, yes 2016 with matt bai of the "new york times" magazine, the washgt post karen itemty and cnn's jessica yellen. i'm candy crowley. this is "state of the union." if sigh lentz is golden, perhaps something is up. we haven't heard much about whether a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff is in the works or out of the question. in what passes for a sign of hope, senate staff members spent saturday shuttling
with the soviet union, salt, military balance, high/low, budget reductions. the one thing that distinguished bud zumwalt from all other candidates was his social programs, his people programs, his personnel programs and what he would do to bring the navy into the 20th century by making it more attractive. and he had these two words: fun and zest. that's what he wanted to have so people would join the navy. because there was a reason the reenlistment rates were so low. it just wasn't fun. some would argue, well, it's not supposed to be fun. but if you're the president of the united states and you're doing away with the draft, you know, you've got to get those reenlistment rates up, and we better select a leader who's going to do this. and that's why bud zumwalt was selected. one of the documents i was able to find where these memorandums of conversations where kissinger told the president and told laird that he could find not a single admiral, full admiral above zumwalt who should be appointed cno, that it was zumwalt who had come so highly recommended who was of the obvious choice because of his
, in the philippines, where an alert western union agent, said that the suspected scammer came into his shop to cash in. "i remember that he claimed money from me in the past." scam artists hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family. use that information to trick you into thinking they're in trouble. >> they're preying on what's important on you. >> reporter: if you send money, the con artist hit you with other scams. experts say never send money before making sure that e-mail is really from a friend. elisabeth leamy, abc news. >> great information from elisabeth. >>> and when we come back here on the broadcast -- do you think you can dance? how you can get up on that stage next to beyonce, next. [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood
to manila, where an alert western union agent told us the scammer had come into this shop this past year. >> i remember he had claimed money from me in the past. >> it's called the stranded traveler scam. scam artists hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family. then use that information to fool you into thinking they're in trouble. >> it's devilishly clever. >> yes. social engineering can preying on what is important to you. >> if you send money the con artist pits you on their sucker list and hit you with other scams. experts say never send money without making sure the e-mail is really from a friend. abc news, washington. >> ama: to a different kind of theft, there's a growing spike in crime all over the country targeting iphones, this shows a thief sneaking up on a victim and putting her in a head lock before snatching already iphone. one person crashed a bmw in into a store and then ran off with a stash. and in new york city, iphone thefts spiked 40%, and in washington, dc they make up 40% of all robberies. san francisco police say the
union and nazi germany. communist china killed far more of those two tyrannies combined, with no christian heritage to speak of. there are serious scholars that makes serious arguments that there is something and luther's temperament that was germanic. he was no democrat. the more, the merrier. religious factions or alternative sources of social authority. what you want is a society in which the state does not monopolized social authority. >> you talked extensively about religion in the united states contributing to [inaudible] there is one particular force that think they can inflict their views on this country. they insist said it was the intention of the founding fathers to create a christian equivalent of iran, which i do not think is the case. just because you are religious, it does not make you write all the time. >> get in line with everybody else. with respect, i disagree with what you just said. the religious right, which i obviously am not a member, rose after the religious left in the form of the reverend martin luther king and jesse jackson, etc., etc. the re
. >> and that's because nevada was added to the union during the civil war. >> the slogan rests upon a sagebrush wreath that partially surrounds "nevada" and a large silver star. the star represents the importance of silver throughout nevada's history. huge quantities of silver still flow out of nevada's mines each year, and huge quantities of silver flow into nevada, as well, thanks to the thousands of slot machines in the state's most famous city, las vegas. with "flag facts," i'm scott. >> it's probably the first job most of us have, but being a good babysitter takes more than just knowing how to diaper and feed. alexa has a report. >> babies don't come with instruction manuals, but the american red cross has one created especially for babysitters. >> what i want you guys to do is follow step-by-step. >> the book goes along with a hands-on training course that's offered all across the country. >> the babysitting course at the american red cross covers a lot of subjects -- basic childcare, like diapering, spoon-feeding, putting kids to bed, and then we also talk about ways to stay safe on the
, union city. by the--bay. and 50s for the north bay. here is a look going towards 2013. increasing clouds and some showers possible for new year's eve. and sunshine tuesday, wednesday but it is not going to be that warmer toward only 20's. and the next chance of showers will be on thursday. >>> 2012 was a huge year for that tech worldamong other things.there was a big lawsuit involving apple and samsung. private space exploration took flight. kron 4 technology reporter gabe slate gives us a look back. >>> stop online piracy act...or 'sopa'.. activated an online protest.. and the web cried censorship.it was protest. with petitions calling for and organized boycotts. and wouldn't you know, that it worked! ahhh.. the power of organized internet community. >>> when facebook went public it was the most hyped stock ip0 - however many lost money when it opened at $38 but that was much overvalued. and dropped quickly. it bottomed out below $18. since then it has been steadily rebounding at currently, $25. >>> also, the trial war of 2012 from apple & samsung it is going to take a while for it to u
carefully, the european union did this, at least there's movement in that direction, the united states has not yet done this. so, the law that currently regulates chemicals was passed two years after i was born and i'm sorry but i think a lot has changed in the world about what we know about chemicals and what chemicals are used in the duration of most of my lifetime so we could change the laws so that new knowledge is integrated in how we screen chemicals for safety. today we think about 84 thousand chemicals are out there and about 1 thousand more are added each year and most of these, we don't have any human health data for, 90%, no human health data at all and hundreds of these are in our bodies, we know from studies, so we need to pass comprehensive legislation, a couple of weeks ago, tony testified in front of the environment and public works committee on why we need to pass and get the safe cosmetics out there on the floor of that senate, he did a fantastic job and i stole this off the video which is archiving, you can watch it, and this act would call for quick action on the chemic
. >>> and a live look there at the flag flapping in front of union station in northeast d.c. >> strong winds, today. good morning and welcome to "news4 today." i am richard jordan. >> i am angie goff. she begged and begged and lost the battle, and we're talking about kim martucci. >> she went outside on the storm 4 team's weather deck. >> "baywatch," there we go. get the kids out of the room, folks. >> seriously. the gusty winds will be a problem for the high-profile vehicles out there. and you should be looking for occasionally, gusts above 30 miles per hour. and dress for the 20s. no doubt these winds are making it feel colder than what your thermometer outside the kitchen window says. it will feel like 25, by the way, during the redskins game at the start. here are the numbers. 38, and that's kind of a little falsehood. not quite because we look at the wind gusts. 33, d.c., and gusting to 32 in manass manassas. and here are the windchills. a cold one, guys. dress for the 20s. wear that hat. just forget about the aquanet. really not going to help you much. i will be inside pretty soon, and i will
and with military necessity. and then he went through that door. >> reporter: the proclamation and the union admitting blacks to its fighting ranks, helped tip the balance of the war toward the north, ultimately weakening confederate forces and eventually preserving the united states of america. many slaves, of course, went to their deaths never experiencing the freedoms espoused in president lincoln's emancipation proclamation. some were buried here in what is now known as the african burial ground national monument, lost to censure of redevelopment, only discovered decades ago. as a mainly her motion picture chronicles the life of the 16th president -- >> i like our chances now. >> reporter: -- americans are reminds of a man who changed a nation by proclamation. ron mott, nbc news, new york. >>> and as we look forward to the new year, something else that has withstood the test of time, final preparations have begun in times square for tomorrow's new year's eve celebration. organizers lit the famous crystal ball and sent it up and down for a test run. around 1 million people are expected to
to life. >> it declared that all slaves in states rebelling against the union were to be forever free but didn't immediately end slavery. lincoln didn't have the power to enforce it in areas under confederate control. what the document did do was become a symbol of hope for nearly four million slaves and fundamentally changed the character of the war. >> it was important. it was a military measure. lincoln did not do this for humanitarian regions. reasons. he did it as a consequence of being commander-in-chief. >> this is the official document with the u.s. seal and lincoln's signature, setting it party from other copies and drafts. it's rarely been made accessible. having been badly damaged decades ago by light exposure. conservators rotate which pages are shown. >> our strategy is to limit the amount of light exposure and that means to limit the length of time it's on display and keep light levels low. >> preserving this piece of history for people today and generations to come. >> the emancipation proclamation will be on display in the rotunda of the national archives today, monday
and i can both remember when the democrats' primary source of funding in washington was the labor unions and it was other things. now it is the far left environmentalists. we are talking about move on .org, job source, michael moore and that crowd. they put millions of dollars in. this is pay back time now. this president, you can remember very well when he said, i've got to get re-elected first and then we can do more. that's what he said to the far left environmentalists, and he is bound and determined to have that level of taxation that would just drive jobs outs of this country by droves. >> we can't afford the job loss. we can't afford the income loss. we need you to continue to stay the fight for the rest of us. always a pleasure and thanks for being with us had too. [applause]. >>> lots more to come in our look ahead to 2013 including hollis green law on the future of housing and job markets. and tony perkins will respond to critics who say the republicans ought to trade their conservative values for votes. >>> live from america's news headquarters, i'm harris falkner. former pres
heavily unionized moved to right to work and i wouldn't be surprised if next year we see a couple more states fall. >> interesting contrast in maryland and virginia, neighboring states. you have in virginia, a republican governor cutting taxes, cutting spending. in maryland, you have a liberal democratic governor who's raised tacks all kinds of taxes, income taxes, gas taxes sales taxes, you name it. as a result virginia has a job growth rate that is three times that of maryland. virginia has a lower unemployment rate. so you see that contrast and paul, i think in this election, it actually worked to the president's benefit in some of the swing states like o-ohio and virginia and you had the voters in the states experiencing above average growth thanks to the policies of republican governors. >> paul: kim, then you see the alternatives and let me mention one state where democrat gina amando the state treasurer pushed through a terrific pension reform, probably the best in the country, but if you look at other states where the democratic coalition is dominant, illinois, for example, new
thought if the soviet union, which had just occupied czechoslovakia could now do the same to china, that would change the psychological and strategic position in the world. >> and it was here in the growing wedge between the two communist powers that nixon and kissinger saw an opening. they would lean toward china. trouble was how to contact a regime whose very existence the united states denied? >> we came up with the idea that our ambassador in warsaw should walk up to the chinese ambassador at the next social event in which they were both present and ask for a meeting and say we wanted to talk. >> this was like a spy thriller. >> absolutely. so there was a yugoslav fashion show and they were both there. our ambassador walked over to the chinese and our ambassador chased him down the hallway and finally cornered him long enough to say we wanted to talk. two weeks later a chinese car flying the chinese flag arrived at our embassy and brings the ambassador saying, okay, i'm ready to talk. >> but the meetings met with little progress. in the summer of 1969 with lower bureaucratic ch
in the philippines where an alert western union agent told us the suspect the scammer had come into his shop to cash in. >> i remember that he had claimed money from me in the past. it's called the stranded traveler scam. scam art efforts hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family and use that information to fool you into thinking they are in trouble. >> it's, isn't it? >> yes. >> if you send money they put you on the sucker list and his you with other scams. experts say never send money without making sure the e-mail is really from a friend. abc news, washington. >>> and now to a different kind of theft. there's a growing spike in crime all over the country as thieves target iphones. >> we don't enjoy having them stolen. >> surveillance video those a thief sneaking up on the victim, putting her in a head lock before snatching her i-phone. in southern california criminals desperate for apple products are crashing a bmw right into the store and then they run off with the lucrative stash. in new york city and l.a. i-phone thefts have spiked more than 30
western union agent told us the scammer had come into this shop this past year. >> i remember he had claimed money from me in the past. >> it's called the stranded traveler scam. scam artists hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal detaifriendsbout your friends and family. then use that information to fool you into thinking they're in trouble. >> it's devilishly clever. >> yes. social engineering can preying on what is important to you. >> if you send money the con artist pits you on their sucker list and hit you with other scams. experts say never send money without making sure the e-mail is really fr friend. abc news, washington. >> ama: to a different kind of theft, there's a growing spike in crime all over the country targeting iphones, this shows a thief sneaking up on a victim and putting her in a head lock before snatching already iphone. one person crashed a bmw in into a store and then ran off with a stash. and in new york city, iphone thefts spiked 40%, and in e up 40%on, dc of all robberies. san francisco police say they've received 1700 reports storm cell ph
the beams one remarked lazily as he put his crate down in the mud. the haley house and bella union are on fire too, another added matter of factually. dogs began to yelp, and the tiny fire bell finally rang out. broderick started at the first tinkle and on o served a rope by, black smoke curling upward. this indicated a fresh fire. from its color he could estimate its temperature and from experience knew what such a hot fire could do. breathlessly, he dragged on his trousers, pulled on his high boots, clapped his hat on his head and rushed out in his shirt sleeves. the instant broderick reached the square he began shouting, form a bucket brigade! fortunately, everything to the east of montgomery street was underwater. cove waters lapped between washington and clay streets which ran from the northwest and southeast sides of the square and rose halfway to kearney on jackson. so few buckets were available that the brigade had to use canvas sacks, boxes and any container that held water. broderick -- >> and we leave this now, we're going to take you back live to the floor of the senate
wrote a book, a new approach to industrial economics where they have no unions. everybody is responsible for their own work. they do peace work. everybody's responsible. everybody has a lifetime job. they get huge pieces of the pie. and ownership is -- the people, the workers, everybody owns the piece of the pie. host: what does this have to do with the fiscal cliff? caller: well, if more -- if more people -- if more industries would go to that, they wouldn't fall off the cliff. everybody would go to work. host: mr. rosenberg? guest: so i haven't heard of that but it sounds like a great place to be and live. i would have to get the name of that again. host: next up is don on the washington redskins. -- "washington journal." caller: i've been on social security for several years now. it's my understanding that the amount of money that you pay in through the payroll tax affects the amount of social security that you receive and it looks to me like people are under the illusion that this 2% is a good deal but at the same time, why they're going to be shortening themselves when they retire.
in the affirmative -- >> mr. speaker, i ask the unions. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york. the yeas and nays are requested. those favoring a vote by the yeas and nays will rise. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this is a five-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: on this vote, the yeas are 392 the nays are three. 2/3 being in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the -- for what purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to speak out of order for the purpose of making an announcement. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. the
will face stiff resistance from gun control advocates, including teacher's unions who argue grans no place in schools. expect -- argue guns have no place in schools. expect the debate to continue as teachers and students return from winter break. >>> a fox 5 followup on a story we have been reporting for a few days now. the woman gang raped in india has died. the six men accused in the brutal attack are charged with murder. the 23-year-old suffered severe organ damage. the crime has people all over the world demanding harsher laws against rape, confronting the fact that women are often blamed and discouraged from reporting the crime and talking about the abuse they face every day. >> who do you have to be your own, some incident, they would want to come and stand close to you. >> if convicted, the six men charged in the case could be put to death. >>> in pakistan, 33 people died and right now, investigators believe it's because of cough syrup. several more people are sick. this is the second time in recent months the government said medicine caused several deaths. local officials believe
at union station. if this is any indication of how to dress today, you will need to layer up. a windy morning is here, and that's expected to be a very special spot as people return from a long holiday break, and they are heading out for the new year's. i saw a lot of taxicabs on the way in. could be some sort of party, who knows. i am angie goff. >> i am richard jordan, and it's december 30th, sunday. it's windy out there, and we are told that the temperatures might actually be higher than what it feels. >> oh, yeah, because of the windchill. let's check in with kim. >> that's right. the key to today is dress for the 20s and you should be good to go. we are not looking at any snow across the area, and the big story will be the gusty winds. outside right now it's 38. 33 in hagerstown. good morning, you are checking in at 37 but feels like 31 when the wind blows. gaithersburg, feels like 24, and 18 in been chester, and downtown in the district, it feels like 29. feeling like the 20s, and wind gusts will be around 25 to 30 miles per hour when they are not sustained out of the northwest
. thanks for joining us. >>> at the top of the hour, state of the union has republican reaction to the president's interview on "meet the press." did we really need to go haywire over david petraeus? mr. margin? don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way. that's logistics. that's margin. find out what else ups knows. i'll do that. you're on a roll. that's funny. i wasn't being funny, bob. i know. i need you. i feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without you. you'll never have to. you're always there for me. shh! i'll get you a rental car. i could also use an umbrella. fall in love with progressive's claims service. a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. w
taken place not only in the u.s. but in fact, in every developed country from the uk, the european union and japan. >> and just to interrupt you, sean, that's probably why everybody says all of this money printing will lead to inflation. one of the reasons it hasn't really is because everybody's doing it. >> there's that reason and there's the underutilization, both in terms of the employment and also in terms of planned capacity. in fact, there are two different views of the investment universe under the current conditions. one is that all this money printing is masking miserable underlying conditions, that real wages haven't increased very much and the economy is in terrific shape. the other view is that the economy is okay and that this additional money printing will result in risk assets increasing in value. and you know, people in our shop, some people have the one view, other people have the other view. it's very interesting. we're in unusual times when additional research will go a long way in pointing out the mine fields. that's where we spend our time. >> that's where you do spe
institute and editorial columnist at the new hampshire union leader. big important paper. amy i'll start with you. there's been a lot of discussion about the dynamic of does boehner want to cut a deal or wait until after january 3rd. harry reid made that point on the senate floor last week because who knows. maybe there's a few dozen conservatives in the house who don't want this guy to be speaker. i wonder, you're with the tea party. do you want two more years of john boehner as house speaker? >> there are a group of people that are focused on that but i don't think that's our real focus. our real focus is ringing in the out of control spending and living within our means. that's what most people are concerned about. get rid of john boehner, who else are we going to get? i mean, we lost the election. elections have consequences. we're not going to get everything we want. but we need to focus on the real issue of our debt and deficit. instead of focusing on the power of who's in charge in the republican party and the democratic party and who's winning of the two parties? >> let me ask yo
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